Saturday, January 31, 2009

"We don't want to strike, but we will"

The York University strike won't be the only labour unrest we see in the near future on Canadian campuses unless the issue of dependence on sessional intructors and TAs is addressed by governments. Read it here.

Tuesday, January 27, 2009

Neighbors Without Benefits

America's relationship with Canada has been a wildly fortunate one: What other country in the world has had the luxury of never giving a moment's thought to its neighbor? Read it here.

Monday, January 26, 2009

What's so bad about socialism anyway?

Just like they don't really know what the Che T-shirt means, Generation O doesn't really care if you call them — or their new president — socialist. They want answers beyond the message. Read it here.

Friday, January 23, 2009

"We have duties to ourselves, our nation and the world"

Barack Obama is the United States' first celebrity president, and he has plenty in common with one the celebrants from his auguration evening, hip hop star Kanye West. Read it here.

Friday, January 16, 2009

"There's probably no God"

Atheists have started advertising. The most talked about ad campaign in England, now plastered across the outside of 800 British buses, declares: "There's probably no God, so stop worrying and enjoy your life." Read it here.

Friday, January 9, 2009

Sorry, minus 12 just isn't that cold

Is the water in your eyes freezing? No? Then it's simply balmy. But here are a few tips on coping with the chill, Canadian style. Read it here.

Thursday, January 8, 2009

Has the polygamy obsession taught us to love our families again?

It may have started with Big Love, which starts up again this month, but blue-sky depictions of second-wife syndrome in the culture reveal a change in the American home. Read it here